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Lagos To Shut Ikeja, Iganmu Roads January 9 To Complete Rail Guage

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ALERT: Lagos to shut roads in Ikeja, Iganmu for 48 hours

The Lagos state government, on Wednesday, announced that it would close two roads to traffic on January 9 and January 11 respectively.

A statement by the public affairs unit of the state ministry of transportation said this is to facilitate the completion of the construction of the ongoing Lagos -Ibadan standard guage rail line where the roads are located.

It said the public works department (PWD) level crossing in Ikeja and the Nigerian Brewery level crossing in Iganmu area would be affected by the closure.

It added that the PWD level crossing would be closed to traffic from 8pm on January 9 till 6am on January 10.

The statement also said the Nigerian Brewery level crossing in Iganmu area would be closed to traffic same time on January 11.

“Alternative routes have been provided for road users to utilise during the course of the construction to ensure that motorists reach their various destinations with ease,” the statement read.

“The closure has also been slated at this time to ensure smooth and uninterrupted flow of work on the rail tracks.”

Motorists plying Ikeja axis are advised to access their destinations through Ilupeju level crossing and Ikeja Along level crossing.

It added that road users driving along Iganmu axis inward Surulere should make use of Costain Expressway and Orile Express corridor, Bode Thomas Street and Eric Moore Road.

The government urged road users to bear with it as it takes steps to further create transport infrastructure in the state.

It said the standard rail line guage would improve the travel experience of commuters in the state when it becomes functional

“The Lagos State Government is hereby appealing to the residents of the state, especially motorists that ply these corridors, to bear the pains, ” it said.

“This project is aimed at achieving a seamless multi- modal transport system in the state.”

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